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Friday, October 20, 2017

Gluten-free lifestyle may not boost heart health

If you don't have celiac disease, your heart won't get a boost from going gluten free, according to a new study. The gluten-free lifestyle is...

Does knowing heart disease risk change bad habits?

A vacationer hearing about rain in the forecast might alter his plans. A traveler hearing about a plane crash might even take the bus. But...

Insurance exams may disappear

In the next 10 years, you probably won't have to get a health exam to get life insurance. The fact is that insurance companies can...

The other side of the opioid crisis:  People in pain

Opiods in prescription painkillers have ruined lives, families, and even decimated entire communities. According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, 100 million people are...

Knee replacements not for everyone

In older adults, cartilage in the knee joint can wear away, causing pain and limited movement. A new study shows that, for the most serious...

Shoes make the difference in foot pain, health

The workday can seem long when your feet hurt. Podiatrists at the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine give this advice: Heels - Notoriously bad for...

September 22 is Doodle Day  Be not ashamed doodlers; you aren’t...

How do you doodle? Elaborate flowers?  Vines vining up a page? Little faces with smiles and frowns? However you doodle, you probably don't give it...

Elder law attorneys help families navigate legal maze, preserve assets 

With people living longer than ever, end of life planning today is not just the question of 'what happens when I die?'; it also...

National Recovery Month – Battling Addiction

Everyone has heard about the opiod epidemic, but the numbers are still shocking: a person dies from a heroin or opioid overdose every 19...

Wireless pacemakers improve quality of life

Pacemakers have been an important part of the medical scene for decades and, according to Engadget, they could be getting an overdue upgrade in...